New Jersey Devils vs New York Rangers Betting Preview
New York Rangers vs New Jersey Devils Odds
The New York Rangers will look to grab a road win when they take on the Devils in New Jersey at Prudential Center on Tuesday in hockey odds action.
The Devils sit at 13-10-6 on the season; in comparison, the Rangers are currently 14-12-2. Looking to wager on the totals? New Jersey is 14-13-2 OU, and New York is 8-16-4 OU.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Devils as -126 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Devils at No. 20 and the Rangers at No. 18 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 23-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 16.2% rate while the Rangers have a 83.5% rate on the penalty kill.
New York won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Hurricanes on March 18. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -146 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Canadiens at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at -123 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Carolina are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Montreal are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Rangers at Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 6 games when playing New Jersey
NY Rangers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games
New Jersey is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
New Jersey is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
New Jersey is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
NY Rangers home to Florida, Thursday, March 21
New Jersey at Carolina, Thursday, March 21